Volume 34, Issue 7 p. 975-984
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A critique of the second consensus criteria for multiple system atrophy

Iva Stankovic MD

Iva Stankovic MD

Neurology Clinic, Clinical Center of Serbia, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

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Niall Quinn MD

Niall Quinn MD

University College London, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK

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Luca Vignatelli MD

Luca Vignatelli MD

Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Istituto delle Scienze Neurologiche di Bologna, Bologna, Italy

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Angelo Antonini MD

Angelo Antonini MD

Department of Neuroscience, University of Padua, Padua, Italy

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Daniela Berg MD, PhD

Daniela Berg MD, PhD

Department of Neurology, Christian Albrecht University, Kiel, Germany

Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

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Elizabeth Coon MD

Elizabeth Coon MD

Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

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Pietro Cortelli MD

Pietro Cortelli MD

Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Istituto delle Scienze Neurologiche di Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Dipartimento Scienze Biomediche e Neuromotorie, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

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Alessandra Fanciulli MD, PhD

Alessandra Fanciulli MD, PhD

Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

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Joaquim J. Ferreira MD, PhD

Joaquim J. Ferreira MD, PhD

Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

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Roy Freeman MD

Roy Freeman MD

Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Glenda Halliday MD

Glenda Halliday MD

Brain and Mind Centre, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia; School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Wales, Kensington, Australia; and Neuroscience Research Australia, Randwick, Australia

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Günter U. Höglinger MD

Günter U. Höglinger MD

Department of Neurology, Technische Universität München, and German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, München, Germany

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Valeria Iodice MD

Valeria Iodice MD

Autonomic Unit, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square/Division of Clinical Neurology, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK

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Horacio Kaufmann MD

Horacio Kaufmann MD

Dysautonomia Center, Langone Medical Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA

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Thomas Klockgether MD

Thomas Klockgether MD

Department of Neurology, University of Bonn, and German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Bonn, Germany

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Vladimir Kostic MD, PhD

Vladimir Kostic MD, PhD

Neurology Clinic, Clinical Center of Serbia, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

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Florian Krismer MD, PhD

Florian Krismer MD, PhD

Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

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Anthony Lang MD

Anthony Lang MD

Edmond J. Safra Program in Parkinson's Disease, Morton and Gloria Shulman Movement Disorders Clinic, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Division of Neurology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Johannes Levin MD

Johannes Levin MD

Department of Neurology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, and German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, München, Germany

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Phillip Low MD

Phillip Low MD

Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

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Christopher Mathias MD

Christopher Mathias MD

Autonomic and Neurovascular Medicine Centre, Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth, London, UK

Lindo Wing, Imperial College Healthcare National Health Service Trust, St Mary's Hospital, London, UK

Queen Square Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK

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Wassillios G. Meissner MD, PhD

Wassillios G. Meissner MD, PhD

French Reference Center for MSA, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

Institute of Neurodegenerative Disorders, University Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

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Lucy Norcliffe Kaufmann PhD

Lucy Norcliffe Kaufmann PhD

Dysautonomia Center, Langone Medical Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA

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Jose-Alberto Palma MD, PhD

Jose-Alberto Palma MD, PhD

Dysautonomia Center, Langone Medical Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA

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Jalesh N. Panicker MD, FRCP

Jalesh N. Panicker MD, FRCP

University College London, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK

Department of Uro-Neurology, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, UK

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Maria Teresa Pellecchia MD, PhD

Maria Teresa Pellecchia MD, PhD

Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Department of Medicine and Surgery, Neuroscience Section, University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy

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Ryuji Sakakibara MD, PhD

Ryuji Sakakibara MD, PhD

Neurology, Internal Medicine, Sakura Medical Center, Toho University, Sakura, Japan

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Jeremy Schmahmann MD

Jeremy Schmahmann MD

Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Sonja W. Scholz MD, PhD

Sonja W. Scholz MD, PhD

Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Unit, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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Wolfgang Singer MD

Wolfgang Singer MD

Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

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Maria Stamelou MD, PhD

Maria Stamelou MD, PhD

HYGEIA Hospital, Athens, Greece, Neurology Clinic, University Marburg, Marburg, Germany

Department of Neurology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece

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Eduardo Tolosa MD

Eduardo Tolosa MD

Neurology Service, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, IDIBAPS, CIBERNED, Barcelona, Spain

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Shoji Tsuji MD,PhD

Shoji Tsuji MD,PhD

Department of Molecular Neurology, The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

International University of Health and Welfare, Chiba, Japan

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Klaus Seppi MD, PhD

Klaus Seppi MD, PhD

Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

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Werner Poewe MD

Werner Poewe MD

Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

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Gregor K. Wenning MD, PhD

Corresponding Author

Gregor K. Wenning MD, PhD

Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

Correspondence to: Prof. Dr. Gregor K. Wenning, Division of Clinical Neurobiology, Dept. of Neurology, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria; E-mail: [email protected]Search for more papers by this author
on behalf of the Movement Disorder Society Multiple System Atrophy Study Group

on behalf of the Movement Disorder Society Multiple System Atrophy Study Group

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First published: 29 April 2019
Citations: 76
Relevant conflicts of interests/financial disclosures: Dr. Klockgether received fees from Biohaven for consulting services related to the application of the Scale for the assessment and rating of ataxia.
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